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The Remarkable Remote Team for Managers

Managers, Supervisors, Directors

Online live workshop for teams to thrive in the midst of the pandemic and beyond. Pandemic or not, working remotely as a team has significant challenges ranging from lack of clear communication to difficulty managing competing team priorities and projects, sharing information, conducting remote meetings, and using the multitude of technologies on hand, as well as building psychological safety, keeping the team spirit high.

Today, during this unprecedented pandemic time, these challenges have been amplified, and more challenges surface as teams are required to work remotely while expected to create compelling results. This highly interactive online live workshop is designed to help teams overcome traditional and new challenges, leveraging the latest research in mindfulness and emotional intelligence along with the latest technologies, tools, and collaboration practices to maximize team performance.

Cost: There is no fee to attend. Each participant is responsible for cancelling their own registration in the UC Learning Center before the cancellation date reflected in the course details. Not doing so will result in a $35 fee. This applies to both late cancellations and no shows.

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

New Leader Onboarding - Successful Transitions

UCSF Directors, Managers and Supervisors.

This ((Virtual)) refreshed version of New Leader Onboarding is a blended module that orients the new supervisor or manager to leadership at UCSF. Topics include understanding the culture of UCSF and the implications for leading people, navigating the larger support systems and structure, and identifying criteria for becoming a successful leader.

Location: Given the current environment we are converting the offerings to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite no later than 2 business days before the session.

Time: 9am -12pm

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

Accomplishing More with Less Workshop

UCSF Staff

In this ((Virtual)) one-day workshop you will learn how to harness the power of organizational skills to deal with today's most pressing workplace issues, such as: time management, prioritization, dealing with interruptions, e-mail, calendars and To-do lists, as well as organizing electronic and paper documents. And most importantly, you’ll learn how to feel re-invigorated and re-energized at work and beyond!

Cost: There is no fee to attend. Each participant is responsible for cancelling their own registration in the UC Learning Center before the cancellation date reflected in the course details. Not doing so will result in a $35 fee. This applies to both late cancellations and no shows.

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Time: 9am - 4pm.

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

Accomplishing More with Less for Managers and Supervisors Workshop

UCSF Managers and Supervisors

This ((Virtual)) workshop is designed to help participants develop and practice the management skills that are crucial for managing people successfully in today’s information overload and diverse work environment.

The content covers crucial time and priority management techniques to help managers better manage their own time and priorities, therefore finding the necessary time to manage and coach their employees. Additionally, participants will be able to equip their employees with the same tools and techniques to help them overcome their overload, feeling of stress, and get more accomplished.

Who is this workshop for?
This workshop is ideal for managers and supervisors who are overseeing the work of others and who want to achieve great results with their teams. Whether you have taken the Accomplishing More With Less Workshop or not, you are likely to find this workshop to be highly beneficial and walk away with practical tips and techniques that you can apply right away. Key takeaways:

  • Adopt highly effective time management and priority management tools and techniques so you can better manage your own time.
  • Be able to coach your team using the same tools and techniques so they can improve their performance and fulfillment.
  • Manage performance, create accountability and keep everyone focused on the desired results.
  • Build best practices to enhance team communication and productivity.
  • Manage strategically and help your team succeed in spite of the overload.

Cost: There is no fee to attend. Each participant is responsible for cancelling their own registration in the UC Learning Center before the cancellation date reflected in the course details. Not doing so will result in a $35 fee. This applies to both late cancellations and no shows.

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Time: 9am - 4pm.

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

The Remarkable Remote Worker for Non-Managers

Non-Managers

This online live training is designed to help you successfully navigate through today’s challenging times where many are asked to work remotely, or collaborate with others who are working remotely, and turn these challenges into opportunities to develop your skills on several fronts. This includes being productive working remotely, staying invigorated and motivated, managing your attention so you can stay focused, communicating with other remote team members skillfully, and adopting a proven methodology for managing your work.

This session touches on both the people/emotional side as well as the practical/operational side of your work. You will be equipped not only with unique skills based on our extensive research effort in the areas of mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and the growth mindset, but also on our years of experience in helping business professionals manage the overload and competing priorities. And, to create a lasting impact, as a bonus to your participation, each attendee will also be given access to the 21 Practices eCourse and the Hello Mindful App (Web, iOS, and Android).

Cost: There is no fee to attend. Each participant is responsible for cancelling their own registration in the UC Learning Center before the cancellation date reflected in the course details. Not doing so will result in a $35 fee. This applies to both late cancellations and no shows.

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Time: 10am - 12pm

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

Write Right Business Writing Workshop

UCSF Staff

This ((Virtual)) Write Right workshop covers the foundations of business writing to make sure participants know what the current grammar rules are, and how to spot and correct errors. It’s a great refresher of grammar and punctuation designed to build confidence that you are sending out clear, correct documents.

Agenda:

• Construct clear, complete sentences
•  Eliminate common grammar errors
• Use punctuation marks correctly
• Capitalize correctly and consistently

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Registration: Each participant is responsible for canceling their own registration before the cancellation deadline. Failure to do so will cost you a $35 fee. This applies to both late cancellation and no show.

Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

Microsoft PowerPoint Workshop

UCSF Staff

PowerPoint is Microsoft's industry-standard software application for designing and conducting presentations in any professional context. Skill with this powerful software application is a prerequisite for those who present in virtually any capacity. Our PowerPoint training will provide you with hands-on practice developing dynamic presentations which blend text, graphics and animation effects.

Key Topics:

•Tips and Tricks

•Develop and format dynamic a presentation

•Add images and graphics to a presentation

•Modify objects on slides

•Add tables and charts to a presentation

•Work on basic animations and transitions

•Prepare to deliver a presentation

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Cost: Each participant is responsible for canceling their own registration before the cancellation deadline. Failure to do so will cost you the full course fee. This applies to both late cancellation and no show.

Time: 8:30am - 12pm.

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

 

Microsoft Outlook Workshop

UCSF Staff

This ((Virtual)) workshop is for business users who are familiar with Microsoft Outlook. Users will learn new techniques that can assist with your day-to-day business tasks. Managing your emails and keeping track of your appointments is essential to your effectiveness in the workplace - and there is no better application than MS Outlook to help you stay organized. Outlook's integrated set of tools coordinate contacts, filter email, and schedule tasks - saving you time and effort in conducting your daily routine. In this Outlook training, we give you a host of tips and techniques so you can get the most out of this handy application.

You'll come away from the class knowing how to:

•Quickly and easily compose emails in Outlook
•Categorize and file both incoming and outgoing emails
•Create quick steps to efficiently deal with incoming and outgoing mail.
•Add different types of attachments to outgoing emails
•Set up a calendar of appointments and schedule meetings
•Assign tasks for yourself and others
•Create reminder notes for yourself

Cost: Each participant is responsible for cancelling their own registration before the cancellation deadline. Not doing so will result in a $35 cancellation fee. This applies to both late cancellation.

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Time: 1pm - 4:30pm. 

Registration: Click here to register. 

 

Get to the Point Business Writing Workshop

UCSF Staff

This ((Virtual)) Get to the Point workshop focuses on the crucial writing issues: purpose and audience. The workshop covers practical ways you can organize, format and write a communication, such as an email, so that the reader quickly gets the point and acts on it.

Agenda:

  • Meet the needs of busy business readers
  • Determine the purpose before starting to write
  • Write powerful openings and closings
  • Follow the guidelines of email etiquette
  • Create an appropriate tone

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Cost: Each participant is responsible for canceling their own registration before the cancellation deadline. Failure to do so will cost you a $35 fee. This applies to both late cancellation and no show.

Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

Best Practices with Zoom and Online Learning

UCSF Staff

Best Practices with Zoom and Online Learning is designed to support facilitators, presenters, subject matter experts (SME's) and their producers. This course will demonstrate and model best practices, and provide resources for online learning and facilitation using blended teaching and learning techniques.

Attendees will be given access to an extensive online Training Portal which was created to accompany our live Zoom session, and provides additional information and resources that will be referenced during our live class.

Key topics:

  • Preparing Students and Setting Expectations
  • Working with a Producer and Getting Technical Support
  • Equipment for Your Virtual Classes
  • Interactive Zoom Features & Security Settings
  • Introducing Your Zoom Class Environment
  • How Adults Learn
  • Links and Resources
  • Access to extensive online Training Portal

Time: 1pm - 2:30pm

Location: Participants will receive an email to help prepare for the webinar, with a Zoom meeting invite at least 2 business days before the session.

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

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